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Tamiya TB-02 Resource Thread

Old 05-09-2011, 10:53 AM
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guys ... any idea how to gain more steering from this car?

I'm running it as a drifter, locked rear diff and semi locked at the front .....
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Get the JR racing steering arm set, about $7 bucks LHS use the longest one it's about 1.5 -2 inches long, this will give you more steering angle
Old 05-09-2011, 10:57 AM
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For more steering angle use a JR racing servo arm set, about $7 bucks at LHS use the longest one it's about 1.5-2 inches long.
Old 05-09-2011, 03:15 PM
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Your Going to hit the max pivoting point of the knuckes, if you dont already. you can try trimming where the kucles meets the hubs with a hobby kinfe.... but watch out, too much and youll bind the dog bones..

Andi dont want a rally conversion, its cool, but its for finely tuned tracks, not grasss.
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will CVDs alone improve the steering angle ?
Old 05-12-2011, 01:08 PM
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Are you *****g out your physical steering angle now? Have you adjusted the end point of your servo so it is pushing the steering knuckles against the stop?

CVDs alone do not change how far your can steer, unless your current limitation is dogbones falling out...
Old 05-24-2011, 10:53 PM
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yep the steering has been maximised physically, i can see the knuckles stop at the C's. i'm using longer servo arm as previously advised, but would like to get more steering if possible
Old 05-25-2011, 06:52 AM
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Then you will need to start taking materials off the knuckles and the C-hubs..

And you can also play w/ setting as well, with more toe-out at the front, it will give you some more steering, but you will lose some stability..
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After finding the diff rings are becoming scarce I spent a while searching online for a substitute. After eyeballing a few pictures and taking the chance by ordering them, I've just found that TOP Racing Photon diff rings are within a fraction of fitting the TB02 outdrives. Not a perfect fit, but probably close enough to work. The diameter of the inner edge is 15mm as opposed to the Tamiyas 14.5mm, and the distance from the flat area to the top is 13.6mm compared to 13.8 for the tamiya part. A few seconds with a file and they should be a nice snug fit. I'll post more when I get a chance to try it out.
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Hey everyone. I've had a TB-02 for quite some time and I'd like a few hop ups. Is there a definitive list of what parts fit from other chassis (such as the EvoIII and there may be others). I've searched but haven't found a list other than some certain items people put in their chassis description post. Any help is appreciated, thanks
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Do you have the owner's manual? On the last page it shows the hop-up parts list.. those would be the obvious ones.. for other items that "might" fit, you'd have to try them out...

Also go to TamiyaUSA and look up the TB-02 based kits.. and look under the "Hop Up Options" tab..
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Will do.  Is there anything around listing what parts from other companies would fit (ie yeah racing or 3 racing)
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No. For that, you will have to search those aftermarket companies' websites.. or just read the thread to see if there's people who tried the products already..

Good luck!
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No. For that, you will have to search those aftermarket companies' websites.. or just read the thread to see if there's people who tried the products already..

Good luck!
Alright thanks! Are there any good sites with a lot of parts? I only know of Tower and RCMart

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Hi, Guys!

Don't know if u guys are still here, coz I just searched this thread out of a sudden but messages seem a century ago lol

I'm from Hong Kong and been recently obsessed in my TB-02.

Glad to find so much useful information here and see the sharings u guys posted.
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Just got a TB-02, anyone still following this?
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Which one did you get? What shell?

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